Archive for April 2nd, 2012

Gloria Kiyoko Akase

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March 9, 2012
Gloria Kiyoko Akase, 97, of Kaneohe, retiredowner of Leeward Integrated Health Service, died in Honolulu. She was born in Waianae. She is survived by son Clifford and three grandchildren. Visitation:5 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Aloha attire.

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Oriete Bancaco

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March 22, 2012
Oriete “Lani” Bancaco, 77, of Lahaina, a retired Kahana Sunset office manager, died at home. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons Cornelio and Kendall, daughters Valerie Long and Renee Bancaco, brothers Joseph and Frank Espiritu, sister Frances Espiritu, 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday at Lahaina Seventh-day Adventist Church, Wainee Street. Services: 6 p.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Winifred Longakit Boyer

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March 10, 2012
Winifred Longakit “Winnie” Boyer, 80, of Keaau, Hawaii, a retiree from the Hershey candy factory in Pennsylvania, died at home. She was born in Pahala, Hawaii. She is survived by sons Greg and Glen Pau, brother Franco Longakit, sister Josephine Mandanic, six grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Alae Cemetery. Casual attire.

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Caroline Kahakumaka Bright

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March 14, 2012
Caroline Kahakumaka “Maka” Bright, 87, of Kaneohe, a state mental health nurse, died in Honolulu. She was born in Heeia, Koolaupoko. She is survived by sons Marcus Halualani and Byron Bright; daughters Lillian Pedro, Yearling Kahiapo, Teresa Bright and Marlene Drew; brother Arthur Halualani; sisters Estelle Drew, Leialoha Kaluhiwa and Ula Halualani; 12 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4:30 p.m. Friday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Burial: 11 a.m. Saturday at the park cemetery. Online condolences: www.hawaiifuneralservices.com.

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James Alton Engle

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March 10, 2012
James Alton Engle, 78, of Honolulu, a National Weather Service meteorologist and Air Force veteran, died. He was born in Akron, Ohio. He is survived by wife Kiku S., daughters Sheri Fukushima and Kimberli Hayashi, brother Harold and four grandchildren. Visitation:10 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services:11 a.m. Inurnment:10:30 a.m. April 12 at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

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Donald J. Hogue

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March 1, 2012
Donald J. Hogue, 84, of Gardnerville, Nev., retired owner of Pan Pacific Brokerage, died in Gardnerville. He was born in Riverside, Calif. He is survived by wife Nona; sons Steve, Greg and Mark; daughter Lisa Schneibel; brother Wayne; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services in Kailua to be announced at a later date. Donations suggested to American Cancer Society.

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Thomas Renji Ikeda

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March 15, 2012
Thomas Renji Ikeda, 89, of Pearl City, a retired police officer at Pearl Harbor Naval Base, died in Ewa. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wife Evelyn S., son Robert, daughter Roberta Kim, sisters Hilda Oshita and Evelyn Shaw, and five grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m.

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Alvin JosephThompson

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March 26, 2012
Alvin Joseph “Mouse”Thompson, 54, of Hawi, Hawaii, a Waikoloa Beach Marriott groundskeeper and former paddler with the Kawaihae Canoe Club, died. He was born atClark Air Base, Philippines. He is survived by wife Julia, sons Justin and Shane, daughterKealani, mother Frances and brothers Michael Moniz and Rex Thompson. Celebration of life:10:30 a.m. Saturday at Mahukona State Park in Kohala. For more information, call 895-0293. Condolences may be sent to P.O. Box 265, Hawi, HI 96719.

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Edmund Stewart Ikaika Heaukulani Jr.

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March 24, 2012
Edmund Stewart Ikaika “Eddie Boy” Heaukulani Jr., 38, of Honaunau, Hawaii, a bartender at Lulu’s Kona, died at home. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by daughter Devin Heaukulani-Edwards, parents Edmund Sr. and Debra, brother Eric and grandparents Barbara Mehau and Mac Mehau. Services to be announced at a later date. Condolences may be sent to the Heaukulani family, P.O. Box 386, Kealakekua, HI 96750.

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Lawrence Emory Moanauli Kuhns

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March 17, 2012
Lawrence Emory Moanauli Kuhns, 86, of Honolulu, a supervisor for the state government and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Kevin Wong, Kevin Lo and Corbin Peleiholani-Kuhns; daughters Luana Kuhns and Lanette Bourg; brothers Campbell and Lawson; and eight grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 9:45 a.m. Casual attire.

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Robert H.L. Lew

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March 25, 2012
Robert H.L.Lew, 78, of Honolulu, a retired general manager for Host Marriott and a Coast Guard veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Waialua. He is survived by wife Bessie S.; sons Glenn, Gary, Gregg and Garett; sisters Annie Hayashida, Esther Mau, ElizabethBanuilos and Janice Mack; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Visitation:noon Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services:1 p.m. Casual attire.

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Betty Yukie Morioka

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Feb. 27, 2012
Betty Yukie Morioka, 81, of Waipahu, a retired salesclerk for Ewa Beach Hardware Store, died in Kapolei. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by daughter Kellie Morioka-Kam; brother Tooru Matsumura; sisters Clara Akimoto, Elsie Hironaka and Doris Ige; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation:5:30 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services:6:30 p.m. Burial:1 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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George Masao Morioka

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Feb. 25, 2012
George Masao Morioka, 79, of Mililani, a retired Hawaiian Telephone engineer and an Army veteran, died in Mililani. He was born in Wailuku, Maui. He is survived by wife Barbara, son Jason, daughter Cindy Sison, brother Paul, sisters Marilyn Kamei and Lillian Tominaga, and four grandchildren. Visitation:8:30 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary, mauka chapel. Services:10 a.m. Burial:11:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire.

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Hiroko Nishiwaki

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March 31, 2012
Hiroko Nishiwaki, 74, of Honolulu died in Hospice Hawaii Kailua Home. She was born in Japan. She is survived by husband the Rev. Seigoro, son Yasuo, daughter Miyuki Markowitz, brothers Susumu and Shigeru Watanabe, sister Eiko Miura and three grandchildren. Visitation:9 a.m. Thursday at Palolo Hongwanji. Services:10 a.m.

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Chung Kyu Oh

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March 30, 2012
Chung Kyu Oh, 65, of Aiea, a Woodman Life Insurance agent, died in Pali Momi Medical Center. He was born in South Korea. He is survived by wife Won Yon; sons Henry and Richard; brothers Chung Yol, Chung Sup, Chung Sik and Chung Hoon; and sisters Nancy Sakamoto and Chung Ae Chung. Visitation:11 a.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services:noon. Burial:3 p.m. at Valley of the Temples.

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Michole-Montez Kekaukahi Ottley

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March 23, 2012
Michole-Montez Kekaukahi “Kahi” Ottley, 30, of Laie died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Montez; fiance Antonio “Buddah” Buttel; brothers Dana, Richard “Shosei” and Shane “Kanoa” Yamauchi, and Michael “Like” Ottley; and sisters Anastacia “Ana” Jones, Erna Victorian, Kapua Akeo-Aliimanuokai, Alicia Huber, Sydney Tea, Renee Condie and Barbara-Alice Keller. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Laie fourth ward, north stake. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Laie Cemetery.

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VICTORINA MARCELO PADACA

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VICTORINA MARCELO PADACA

Age 82, of Pearl City, passed away February 28,2012 at Queen’s Medical Center. Born September 5, 1929 in Laoag City, Philippines. She was a Pioneer Care Home Operator for 34 years.

She is survived by sons, Rogelio (Andrea) Padaca, Paulino (Violeta) Padaca, Mark (Eleanor) Padaca; daughters, Pearl Lynne Padaca, Julene (Eric) Machida; brothers, Jack Marcelo, Lorenzo Marcelo; sister, Maxima (Jorge) Marcelo Colobong; 9 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren.

Visitation 9:00 a.m. Thursday 4/5 at Mililani Mortuary Mauka Chapel, Waipio, Service 10:00 a.m. Burial 11:00 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual Attire. Flowers Welcome.

Socorro Layog Pascua

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March 15, 2012
Socorro Layog “Corrine” Pascua, 67, of Kaneohe, a manager at Super Jet Windward Hawaii Travel and a former flight attendant with Philippine Airlines, died. She was born in Manila. She is survived by husband Robert F. Sr.; sons Robert F. Jr. and Jason M.; brothers Ronnie, Danny, Benji, Larry and Ricky; sisters Deanna Spear, Elsie Garcia, Marilou Ng and Maria Layog; and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Mortuary. Services: 11:30 a.m. Burial: 3 p.m. at Hawaiian Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

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S. Keala Pitman

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March 27, 2012
Shirley Keala Pitman, also known as S. Keala Pitman, 44, of Honolulu, an Island Properties real estate agent, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by mother Shirley E. Services: 2 p.m. Saturday at Kaimuki Christian Church. Private inurnment. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to your favorite charity.

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Remington Taylor Redwell

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March 25, 2012
Remington Taylor Redwell, 20, of Lahaina will be remembered in a celebration of life and open-mic session 10 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. He was born in Los Angeles. He is survived by father Ronald and sister Raven T. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Eleuteria Visitacion Rivera

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Feb. 14, 2012
Eleuteria Visitacion Rivera, 90, of Pearl City, a retired Dole Cannery employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by sons Juanito, Hilario, Carmelo, Pedro and Aurelio; daughters Irene Grover, Susana Pascua and Florentina Way; 21 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation:6 p.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary, mauka chapel. Services:7 p.m. Additional visitation:9 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Mass:10 a.m. Burial:11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Steven Robert Shaw

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March 25, 2012
Steven Robert Shaw, 20, of Kula, Maui, a culinary arts student at University of Hawaii Maui College, will be remembered in services at 10 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. He was born in Kealakekua, Hawaii. He is survived by father Robert K.; mother Lorraine Smyth; sister Kadian; grandparents Erik Toler, Patricia Toler, Robert Smyth, Yvonne Murtha and David Mendoza; and companion Makayla King. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday. Cremation to follow services. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Joan Ventura Souki

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March 21, 2012
Joan Ventura Souki, 77, of Wahiawa, a retired U.S. Postal Service employee, died in Honolulu. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by husband Vincent J.; sons Vincent J. III and Vernon J.; brothers Robert, Alan, and Herman Ventura; sister ClareVentura; and four grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mililani Mortuary, Wapio. Services:6:30 p.m. Committal services:11:30 a.m. Friday at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl. Casual attire.

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Ricardo Nacino Sr.

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March 21, 2012
Ricardo Nacino Sr., 86, of Lahaina died at home. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by sons Ricardo “J.” Jr., Nathan D., Gary D. and Alan D.; daughter Sissy Rogers; sisters Magdelena Nacino and Constancia Tamboa; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Norman’s Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Frederick Thomas Wong Sr.

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March 22, 2012
Frederick Thomas “Freddy” Wong Sr., 65, of Honolulu, a retired Teamsters movie driver, former Unity House employee and security guard, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Frederick T. Jr., daughter Denise K., sister Kailani, hanai brothers Tony Rutledge and Buddy Williams, two grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary. Services: 6:30 p.m. Private scattering of ashes. Casual attire.

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Jean Zeigler Stiefel

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March 29, 2012
Jean Zeigler Stiefel, 89, of Pahoa, Hawaii, died at home. She was born in Dodge City, Kan. She is survived by sons Daniel and Eben, daughters Ann Stiefel and Amy Brown, brother Ted Zeigler, sister Helen Thompson and five grandchildren. Private services to be held at a later date.

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Aiko Tanaka

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Feb. 23, 2012
Aiko Tanaka, 84, of Waipahu, a Reef Sportswear seamstress, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Kuniso and sister Chisato Yoneda. Private services.

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Hazel Kawaye Umaki

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HAZEL KAWAYE YOKOCHI UMAKI

103, of Honolulu died March 22, 2012 in Honolulu. She was born in Kapaa, Kauai and was a dental hygienist and homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her husband Dr. Isami Umaki and is survived by her daughter Carol Miya (Gordon) Uyeda; sons Dr. Clyde (Vivian) Umaki and Gordon (Judy) Umaki; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
A private service was held.

Paul Kazue Unoki

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March 13, 2012
Paul Kazue Unoki, 82, of Pepeekeo, Hawaii, a retired Hilo Coast Processing Co. warehouse clerk, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hakalau, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Miyoko “Blanche”; sons Calvin, Karl, Wesley and Alan; daughters Charlene E. Unoki and Susan Wong; brother Richard; sister Ellen Horiuchi; and six grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Borthwick Hawaii Funeral Home. Services: 10 a.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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MICHIE “MICHI” YOSHIMOTO

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MICHIE “MICHI” YOSHIMOTO

Age 74, of Ewa Beach, Hawaii, passed away March 14, 2012 in Ewa Beach. Born August 19, 1937 in Wailuku, Maui. A retired paramedical assistant with Department of Health, State of Hawaii.

She is survived by husband, Yoshio Yoshimoto; sons, Wayde Yoshimoto, Lee Yoshimoto, Ted Yoshimoto, Dan Yoshimoto; brothers, Fumito Yoshisato of Maui, Sumio Yoshisato of WA, Mutsuo Yoshisato of NV; sister, Shinayo Tanaka of CA.

Visitation 5:30 p.m. Wednesday (April 4) at Mililani Mortuary Makai Chapel; Memorial Service 6:30 p.m. Casual Attire. No flowers, please.


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